Hopefully this file represents a quality upgrade from other versions appearing here on the Internet Archive.from Wikipedia;Pride of the Bowery is a black-and-white 1940 film and the fourth installment in the East Side Kids series. It was directed by Joseph H. Lewis and produced by Sam Katzman. It was released by Monogram Pictures on December 15, 1940.Pride of the BoweryTheatrical posterDirected byJoseph H. LewisProduced bySam KatzmanWritten byWilliam LivelyStarringLeo GorceyBobby... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Monogram Pictures, Sam Katzman,...
Palooka is a 1934 comedy film based on the comic strip by Ham Fisher. Joe Palooka (Stuart Erwin) is a naive young man whose father Pete (Robert Armstrong) was a champion boxer, but his lifestyle caused Joe's mother Mayme (Marjorie Rambeau) to leave him and to take young Joe to the country to raise him. But when a shady boxing manager (Jimmy Durante) discovers Joe's natural boxing talent, Joe decides to follow him to the big city, where he becomes a champion and begins to follow his father's... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Jimmy Durante
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath is a curious mixture of all that was good and everything that was bad in Buster Keaton's talkie features. sidenote: The Movie was completely filmed in Buster Keaton private 10,000- square-foot Mediterranean palazzo in Beverly Hills ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Buster Keaton
Die Erstauffuehrung der deutschen 50er-Jahre-Filmkomoedie "PETER SCHIESST DEN VOGE AB" mit Germaine Damar und Peter Alexander in den Hauptrollen erfolgte am 14. Mai 1959 in Stuttgarter Universum-Lichtspieltheater. Zu diesem Zeitpunkt hatte sich Peter Alexander bereits vom reinen Sänger zum Allround-Entertainer und erfolgreichen Schauspieler fortentwickelt. Aber dass die Gesangskunst beim nach wie vor einen hohen Stellenwert innehatte, hat er jedoch auch in jenem musikalischem... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Peter Alexander, Germaine Damar, Oskar Sima, Film, Unterhaltungsfilm, Komoedie, Filmkomoedie,...
When Pollyanna (Mary Pickford) is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly (Katherine Griffith). Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Drama, Mary Pickford
Taken from IMDB: Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater, all while winning the heart of the beautiful Molly! Stars James... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Musical, Romance
WWII era Musical starring Dick Foran, the Andrew Sisters, Harry James, and Joe E Lewis. Dick Foran play a western style crooner who's anxious to join the Army. After he's enlisted he thinks he's to good for basic training which raises the ire of his fellow soldiers. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: comedy, musical, World War II